Leoš Janáček
The National Theatre

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    Basic information


    The National Theatre

    Approximate running time

    2 hours 40 minutes, 2 intermission 20 minutes


    In Czech, English, German subtitles


    September 11, 2005

    Opera Janáček’s world-famous drama presents human relationships formed by the harsh environment of a self–contained rural community where one lives constantly under the watch of others.

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    Stage director
    Jiří Nekvasil
    Sets and Costumes
    Daniel Dvořák
    Chorus master
    Pavel Vaněk


    The National Theatre Opera Chorus and Orchestra
    Ballet of the National Theatre Opera

    This plagues the life of Jenůfa and, above all, influences the conduct of her stepmother, Kostelnička (the Sacristian), who at any cost strives to maintain her position and the respect of the whole village. She does so through secretly murdering Jenůfa’s extramarital child.

    Approximate running time, including intermissions: 2 hours, 40 minutes, two 20-minute intermissions

    Practical information

    Where to buy tickets

    When purchasing online, we will send you an E-ticket by e-mail. You can pick up printed tickets in person at any of our box offices.


    Parking is available for 50 CZK / hour.


    What to wear?

    By their appearance, attire and behaviour, the audience is obliged to adhere to the accustomed practice expected from them when attending a theatre performance.

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